Alexandra Gangi, MD, surgical oncologist, will be the featured guest for Luncheon with the Experts on Thursday, August 11, 2022 from 12 noon to 1 pm, Eastern Time. Dr. Gangi is Director of the Gastrointestinal Tumor Program and Cancer Regional Therapies Meeting, Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles, California.
Dr. Gangi’s subspecialty within surgical oncology is gastrointestinal oncology and her clinical areas include neuroendocrine tumors, liver tumors, pancreatic cancers, and liver resection. Her current research is focused on understanding the tumor microenvironment and how it may cause disease progression in different sites (liver, lymph nodes, etc.). Additionally, her team is currently evaluating primary care of metastatic tumors to see differences in epigenetic signature in these tumors.
Dr. Gangi serves as the Co-Chair of the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society’s (NANETS) Communications Committee and is also a member of the organization’s Diversity and Membership Committee.
CLICK HERE to read more about the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Program at Cedars Sinai.
CCF’s Luncheon with the Experts series features physicians and healthcare professionals, support group leaders, patients, and colleagues who are key opinion leaders in the neuroendocrine cancer community worldwide. This weekly series is presented via Facebook Live on Thursdays from 12 noon to 1 pm, Eastern Time. Join us for unique discussions on a wide variety of topics for everyone in the NET community!
To view the program come to CCF’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/Carcinoid/, at noon Eastern Time. There is no need to register and there is no special link.
Viewers are welcome to pose questions during the live program.
The Facebook Live events are hosted by B. Rain Bennett, a longtime CCF filmmaker and dear friend of the NETs community.
If you are on Facebook but unable to join at the scheduled time, the presentations will remain permanently on CCF’s Facebook page in the Video section, https://www.facebook.com/pg/Carcinoid/videos/. You can view all of the 2020-2021 presentations at that link too.
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With special thanks to Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, sponsor of the Luncheon with the Experts series. “At Ipsen, patients are the heart of our science.”